Thursday, October 11, 2012

“Worlds Out of Joint: Re-Imagining Philip K. Dick,” TU Dortmund University, Germany, November 15-18, 2012


“Worlds Out of Joint: Re-Imagining Philip K. Dick,” a conference held on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Philip K. Dick’s death, will take place at TU Dortmund University 15-18 November 2012. 

Keynote speakers will be Norman Spinrad, Roger Luckhurst, Marc Bould, Takayuki Tasumi, Laurence Rickels and Umberto Rossi.

Panels will include some 24 speakers from ten countries on the topics of Authorship and Exegesis, Power Relations and Global Capitalism, Cultural History, Translation, Narrative and Cultural Theory, as well as The Android Mind.

The conference will also feature a presentation of David Kleiweght’s filmic documentation of Dick’s last three years, THE OWL AT DAYLIGHT, including a discussion with the director and cinematographer; an exhibition with Philip K. Dick book covers from the 1950s until the present; and a musical tribute to Dick by Michael Lysight.

More information and registration at http://philipkdickconferencedortmund.com

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